• Corpus ID: 153189438

Justice with prejudice : race and criminal justice in America

  title={Justice with prejudice : race and criminal justice in America},
  author={Michael J. Lynch and E. Britt Patterson},
Reasonable Suspicion in the Eye of the Beholder: Routine Policing in Racially Different Disadvantaged Neighborhoods
This study extends Brunson and Weitzer’s 2009 endeavor to elucidate the influence of race and place in policing by reexamining enforcement practices across disadvantaged urban neighborhoods but from
Race, Neighborhood Context, and Drug Enforcement: A Mixed-Method Analysis of Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests
Black-white racial disparities in drug arrests are large and longstanding in the U.S. criminal justice system, as black Americans are arrested for drug offenses at a rate nearly five times the rate
Energy Crime, Harm, and Problematic State Response in Colorado: A Case of the Fox Guarding the Hen House?
Crime related to energy extraction is an emerging area of interest among green and critical criminologists. This paper contributes to that developing work by examining the political economy of harm
Crack-ing the Media Myth
Federal narcotics sentencing policy, most notably for cocaine, has been criticized in regard to its excessive severity and racially disparate outcomes. Crack cocaine was heavily portrayed in the
Decoding 'encoding'
A generation ago, Hall et al.'s (1978) work Policing the Crisis gave a sophisticated analysis of the British media's mundane ability to 'encode' events so as to help produce a moral panic about
Moral Panic Analysis: Past, Present and Future
Contemporary news events indicate the continuing relevance of moral panic analysis. Of two versions one is British, formulated by Stan Cohen, exemplified by the 1970s emergence of mugging. The second
A circle of distortion: the social construction of mass murder in the United States
Over the past twenty years, claimsmakers have asserted that the mid-1960s marked the beginning of an unprecedented and ever-growing mass murder wave in the United States. Recent research has shown,
Assessing the issue of arbitrariness in capital sentencing in North Carolina: Are the effects of legally relevant variables racially invariant?
This study analyzed case and sentencing data from 632 capital cases involving Black and White defendants and victims, processed in North Carolina from May 1990 through December 2002. Logistic
The Individual And Joint Effects Of Race, Gender, And Family Status On Juvenile Justice Decision-Making
Relying on interpretations of the symbolic threat thesis as a theoretical framework, in particular the emphasis on the perceptions of decision-makers and stereotyping, the authors examine the extent